North Carolina State University Faculty and Staff Collection 1915-1975

Summary
Contents
Names/subjects
Using these materials
Creators
Fisher, Hilbert A. (Hilbert Adam), 1892-1980; Hicks, William Norwood
Size
0.25 linear feet (1 archival half box)
Call number
MC 00231

This collection contains a copy of a scrapbook kept by Hilbert A. Fisher (member of the Department of Mathematics) and files relating to William Norwood Hicks' (member of the Department of Philosophy and Religion) professional activities at NC State as well as information about the 50th reunion of the Class of 1922, of which he was a member.

The North Carolina State University Faculty and Staff Collection was created in 1996 to centralize material relating to activities of University employees. This collection currently contains the files of Hilbert A. Fisher and William Norwood Hicks.

Biographical/historical note

The North Carolina State University Faculty and Staff Collection was created in 1996 to centralize material relating to activities of University employees. This collection currently contains the files of Hilbert A. Fisher and William Norwood Hicks.

Hilbert A. Fisher graduated from the Naval Academy in 1915 and served as an officer in the Navy for several years. He came to North Carolina State College (University) in 1920 as a member of the Mathematics Department, and was made head of the department in 1933, a position he held into the 1950s. Beginning in 1938, Fisher served as a chairman on the atheletic council for the university and later served as vice president for the Southern Athletic Association. Fisher also served four years on the executive board of the National Society for the Promotion of Engineering Education.

William Norwood Hicks was a member of the Class of 1922 at North Carolina State College (University) and earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering. Hicks' most significant contribution to NC State was the development of the Department of Philosophy and Religion, where he served as both a professor and head of the department. Hicks also served as the Assistant Dean of Students, was a member of both the Student Government and the Faculty Senate, acted as an advisor to the Delta Epsilon Chapter of the Sigma Chi Fraternity, was a member of the American Society for Engineering Education, and was the varisty wrestling coach at NC State for five years. Hicks was also active member of the West Raleigh Presbyterian Church.

Scope/content

This collection contains a copy of a scrapbook kept by Hilbert A. Fisher and files relating to William Norwood Hicks' professional activities at NC State, as well as information about the 50th reunion of the Class of 1922, of which he was a member.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged alphabetically by individual and chronologically therein.

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], North Carolina State University Faculty and Staff Collection, MC 00231, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Created by the North Carolina State University Special Collections Research Center in 1996.

Processing information

Processed by Special Collections Research Center Staff

Encoded by Cate Putirskis, February 2008

Hilbert C. Fisher: Scrapbook 1934-1975
Half box 1, Folder 1
William Norwood Hicks: Professional Papers 1934-1968
Half box 1, Folder 2
William Norwood Hicks: Philosophy and Religion 1945, 1952
Half box 1, Folder 3
William Norwood Hicks: Class of 1922 50th Reunion 1972
Half box 1, Folder 4

Access to the collection

This collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice. Because of the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access to digital files may require additional advanced notice.

For more information contact us via mail, phone, or our web form.

Mailing address:
Special Collections Research Center
Box 7111
Raleigh, NC, 27695-7111

Phone: (919) 515-2273

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], North Carolina State University Faculty and Staff Collection, MC 00231, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.